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Cablevision remote won't work viore tv

I was able to program my viore tv by trying the code search:
1. Press the tv and sel buttons until the IO button turns red.
2. Press channel up or down until the tv turns off and the press the tv button to lock in the code.
Ps: Be pattient when searching for the code, it might take a while. HOPE THIS HELPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
12/24/2010 4:36:42 AM • Toymax Viore 42... • Answered on Dec 24, 2010
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Dish network code for a viore, volume/power not working

You can power scan for the code.
Turn ON the electronic device you want to program the remote to control.
Press the Mode button( sat,tv,dvd,aux) on the remote until the appropriate mode light is flashing.

Press the Power button. The mode light will stop flashing and stay lit.
Press the Up or Down arrow button to set the remote to the next code. The Down arrow button scans backward and the Up arrow button scans forward.
When the correct code is reached, the device (whether a TV, VCR, or other) will turn off.

Press the pound key button to store the code in the remote control memory. If the code is valid for your remote, the mode light will blink 3 times.
Turn the device back ON by pressing the Power button.
Press sat mode key once you power back on the tv to be able to operate the receiver box.
Try some other functions to make sure you have the correct code. Occasionally the Power button may work when others do not.
If the other buttons work you are finished.

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If the other buttons do not work, repeat the previous steps. The scan will resume from the last code stored.
The mode light will flash rapidly when the scan has returned to the starting point and all codes have been tested for that mode. The remote control may not control some device models.
12/14/2010 4:14:22 PM • Toymax Viore 42... • Answered on Dec 14, 2010
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The button to turn it on just flashes but the tv

I had a similar problem with my 42 in Philips LCD HDTV.



Here was the problem. My Power Supply Board had several bad capacitors. I opened my TV (warranty was expired of course) and found four bulged capacitors. Many electronics companies were sold capacitors that failed in 2-5 years instead of 10-20. The capacitors fail prematurely due to a lack of preservatives. Unfortunately, they were installed in all sorts of devices and cause a wide range of failure problems.


Here are some options for you.

1. Have it fixed by a professional

2. Open your TV and find PSB. Check for faulty caps. If you find some (bulged or leaking) bad caps replace the entire board.

3. Remove and then replace individual faulty caps. This takes some soldering skill.

Caps are inexpensive and if you can take care of it yourself it will save you hundreds.


I have a tip/tutorial on this site that may also help. It gives step by step instructions for replacing caps on PSB #715t2432-2. If this is your board you are in luck. It's called: Fixing the Philips Turns/shuts off on its own problem.


Hope this helps and Good luck.


Kaufman605

12/12/2010 2:27:53 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Dec 12, 2010
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Have a magnavox 47mf437b no picture has green

replace the main power board, would be the best way
12/6/2010 12:53:13 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Dec 06, 2010
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My lcd tv keep flashing the on botton when i turn

The power supply needs repaired NOW. I suggest you do not play it---unplug it ---and take it in for service. If you continue to play it you will price yourself into a new tv.
11/25/2010 10:09:27 PM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Nov 25, 2010
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2200uf 25v can be replaced with a 2200uf 35 v for

Yes, just did one works great. If my research is right this circuit is actually 29 volts. destined to fail from the get go.
11/11/2010 1:57:41 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Nov 11, 2010
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Powers on and off all the time like a thermal

It may be a safety thermistor component inside tripping as it overheats just as you suspect - working like an electrical fuse, but responds to heat instead. They can go faulty and start turning the power off too soon

Another possible cause is a dry solder joint (very common problem). It's ok while cool, but after a few minutes of being on, the heat in TV causes the tiny solder break to widen just enough to switch it off.


If you can leave it on with the fan blowing on it, and it does keep going on & off without you touching it, then i'd say it's 95% certainly a thermistor.

If it turns off, and you have to turn it back on manually (it goes onto standby or off completely), then it could be either, causing the problem.

Another final thing I see as possible is, the screens inverter can be heating up and going off (the TV will stay on really, but the screen will go black as if it's off, and when cooled even slightly it can turn back on again. You can check this easily by putting a bright lamp close up to the screen. The picture will still be there, but very very dark - a flat light gently touching against the screen will allow you to just about see the TV picture.

(the screen inverter is a special high powered circuit that takes a lower voltage (usually about 12 volts) and converts into a huge amount needed to work the powerful bulbs in TV screens.
11/10/2010 12:21:01 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Nov 10, 2010
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I have a Magnavox 37MF231D/37 LCD TV THAT DOES NOT

When you mean the light blinks, do you mean it reverts to standby mode? It is confirmed that there are some shorted components in the circuit. In addition to the diode I would suspect that you also have some faulty components that regulate the amount of voltage such as voltage regulators ICs, resistors etc., Replace the diode and if problem persists, then let me know and we will troubleshoot using a service manual.

Sai.
11/9/2010 4:21:33 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Nov 09, 2010
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My 37 inch Magnavox tv is sending out electricity

What did the cause of the tv do?Tell me and discribe it might help u solved it or help buy and replaced some things to resolved it.
10/28/2010 1:44:16 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Oct 28, 2010
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Magnavox 37MF331D sound and picture fine, no

The problem is in ssb. [scale board] I call it the signal board. But briefly part, location 1H00 [color crystal] PN#823827736071 needs replaced. And caps locations 2H08 and 2H09,PN#223886975478 need replaced. Hope this will help you...these are surface mount repairs that require skills!!!!
10/17/2010 4:33:44 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Oct 17, 2010
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My Maganavox LCD tv is less than 4 years old. It

recycle
9/24/2010 1:04:49 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Sep 24, 2010
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Herd a pop and think

It may not be the bulb. It could be a capacitor in the video circuit. If you look inside you will find a cylindrical object that has burst and has some wax around it. If you do, then replace this capacitor with exactly the same one.
9/18/2010 11:54:35 AM • Toymax Viore 42... • Answered on Sep 18, 2010
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My Magnovox 37mf331d/37 will not

The tv power supply board is dead.That the board,where the power a/c cord plug into it.Tries websites like Shopjimmy.com,Ebay.com to buy a refurbish power supply board for the replacement.Or Tv shop,will cost $550 for the power supply board part and labors
9/17/2010 6:49:08 PM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Sep 17, 2010
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Philips Magnavox 37" LCD Flat

Disconnect the LVDS Cable that runs from the small signal board to the display panel and apply power,if the screen comes on,the Small signal board (aka Scaler Bd ) is the faulty board. other than that,all that's really left that has gone bad for me is the logic board.
9/12/2010 6:10:35 PM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Sep 12, 2010
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Tv want start just flash

you are screwed.. the power module is going and will cost at least300 to fix..scrap the tv and get a Sony or Samsung.. Magnavox is a piece of junk..tom dwyre
9/7/2010 2:47:13 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Sep 07, 2010
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Powers on for about a second but nothing comes on,

So you are getting gray glowing screen without the pictures? Sound OK?<br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><a href="http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide">http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide</a></span><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> </span><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt"><a href="http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums">http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums</a></span><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt"> </span><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague</a></span><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt"> </span><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Parts: <a href="http://www.shopjimmy.com/">www.shopjimmy.com</a></span><br /><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">Capacitors kit: <a href="http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/Viewsonic-C196320.aspx"><span style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </span>http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/Default.aspx</a> he can make you a set of caps.</span>
8/25/2010 12:28:49 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Aug 25, 2010
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Put the tv on mute now have no sound

press mute again to take it off of mute
8/14/2010 4:13:43 AM • Toymax Magnavox... • Answered on Aug 14, 2010
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